Developing Evidence-Based Skills for Best Practice

Assessment: Summative assessment will consist of an electronic submission of a 2500 word essay on an approach/intervention utilised when working with individuals within your field of nursing.

Weighting This coursework accounts for 100% of the total mark for this module. The required mark for this module is PASS

Submission of Assessment You are required to submit your assignment via the Turnitin Portal on the ELP It is your responsibility to ensure that your assignment arrives before the submission deadline stated above. See the University policy on late submission of work.

Instructions on Assessment:

This assessment will bring together your new knowledge, skills and attributes gained during the module (MLO’s 1-4). These are listed below.

  1. Identify, evaluate and share evidence and research that underpins good clinical practice.
  • Practise safely and have an awareness of your own limitations, demonstrating increasing autonomy and independence when promoting health and preventing ill health.
  • Demonstrate collaborative working skills with service users, carers and other professionals evaluating how collaboration improves patient safety.
  • Demonstrate that you have the personal and professional attributes that  will enable you to work effectively as part of an inter-professional healthcare team

Assessment Criteria:

Marks will be awarded and weighted according to the following criteria:

  • Identify one skill/ intervention within your field of nursing used to support individuals in promoting well-being/ preventing ill- health. Provide a rationale for your choice. (MLO 1)        10%
    • Critically discuss the evidence base underpinning your chosen intervention. (MLO1, 2)       50%
    • Explore the knowledge, skills and values required to deliver this specific intervention within a collaborative framework. (MLO 2,3,4) 40%

Mapping to Programme Goals and Objectives Knowledge & Understanding:

1. Identify, evaluate and share evidence and research that underpins good clinical practice.

Intellectual / Professional Skills & Abilities:

  1. Practise safely and have an awareness of your own limitations, demonstrating increasing autonomy and independence when promoting health and preventing ill health.
  2. Demonstrate collaborative working skills with service users, carers and other professionals evaluating how collaboration improves patient safety.

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA):

1. Demonstrate that you have the personal and professional attributes that will enable you to work effectively as part of an inter-professional healthcare team

ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS

You are advised to read the guidance for students regarding assessment policies. They are available online here.

Late submission of work

Where coursework is submitted without approval, after the published hand-in deadline, the following penalties will apply.

For coursework submitted up to 1 working day (24 hours) after the published hand-in deadline without approval, 10% of the total marks available for the assessment (i.e.100%) shall be deducted from the assessment mark.

Coursework submitted more than 1 working day (24 hours) after the published hand- in deadline without approval will be regarded as not having been completed. A mark of zero will be awarded for the assessment and the module will be failed , irrespective of the overall module mark.

These  provisions  apply  to  all  assessments, including  those  assessed  on  a  Pass/Fail basis.

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